According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8,200 people died in 2013 from heroin overdoses. Naloxone is a drug that – when administered early in an overdose situation – can reverse the affects and save a life. Read moreread more about naloxone to learn how first responders can implement a naloxone program.
Working with BJA NTTAC, experts are helping jurisdictions build local capacity to conduct gang assessments and develop effective and efficient strategies to suppress, reduce, and prevent gang-related crime. Click below to learn more.
Read about the innovative InsideOUT Writers Program, which supports incarcerated youth with creative writing sessions and a reentry program that has resulted in lower recidivism rates. Click below to learn more.
There is still time to register to attend the IACP Annual Conference in Philadelphia! IACP 2017 is October 21 – 24 and brings together thousands of law enforcement professionals to learn about the latest trends in the field. Click below to learn more.
Through BJA NTTAC, the Institute for Intergovernmental Research helped the West Memphis, Arkansas Police Department enhance its investigative process through major crime scene investigations training. Click below to learn more.
The Office of Justice Programs awarded more than $47 million under nine grant programs to combat human trafficking and offer victim services. Click below to learn more.
Who We AreThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
What We DoBJA NTTAC works to improve the criminal justice system by providing rapid, expert, coordinated, and data-driven TTA to support practitioners in reducing crime, recidivism, and unnecessary confinement.
How We Can HelpBJA and BJA NTTAC can provide your agency FREE TTA to address your community’s justice-related challenges. We support a wide variety of services – from onsite and distance learning training to assistance in implementing evidence-based programs – to address the unique needs of your community.
“The Durham Police Department wanted to express our gratitude to the team at the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center, who provided assistance through their associates, the Virginia Center for Police Innovation, in creating a solid foundation for our award winning “Good Neighbor Program.” The insight and guidance catapulted the program from good to excellent and the entire Durham community is better for their efforts!”Dave KurzChief of PoliceDurham (NH) Police Department
“BJA NTTAC's assistance allowed my department to have a starting point in a major re-tooling of our crime analysis program. We have no one with real experience in this area, but we knew that we needed to make changes to improve. Through BJA NTTAC, we were able to make informed decisions as we move forward.”Matt LethinDetective SergeantSan Mateo (CA) Police Department
Webinar - Evidence Based Best Practices for Public Safety Agencies
Defensive Tactics and Personal Safety Training
11/13/2017 to 11/17/2017
Public Defense Training Indiana
03/08/2018 to 03/09/2018
Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit
Body-worn cameras can help citizens and police be more accountable for their actions. But how much does it cost? What interactions should police record? Where should departments store data and for how long? Check out BJA’s web-based toolkit for those interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program to strengthen community trust and confidence in the justice system.